OTA: Treatment of displaced femoral neck fractures in patients with cognitive dysfunction
Internal Fixation Versus Cemented Unipolar Hemiarthroplasty for Displaced Femoral Neck Fractures in Elderly Patients With Severe Cognitive Dysfunction: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
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59 patients with displaced femoral neck fractures and severe cognitive dysfunction were randomized to receive internal fixation (IF) with 2 cannulated screws or a cemented Exeter hemiarthroplasty (HA). Over 24 months after the fracture, 7 patients in the IF group required reoperation compared to only 1 patient in the HA group. At 12 months, the HA group had significantly higher health related qual...
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